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11:00 p.m. here in new york. 5:00 tuesday morning in paris. our breaking news, the manhunt is on for the eighth terror suspect still on the loose tonight. and in a new video, isis vows to strike again in europe and to attack the united states, specifically targeting washington, d.c. this is cnn tonight. i'm don lemon. also word of new air strikes tonight against the isis controlled city of raqqah in syria. let's get the latest on the terror investigation in france. frederick is our senior national correspondent joining us from paris. fred, three days have passed since these attacks have happened. the whole world has been rattled. what's the mood in paris tonight? >> well, i would say, don, it's a mixed bags of feelings. it is very emotional. there's a lot of concern, but
there is also a lot of defiance. there's a lot of people on the streets in paris that come up to us and say, look, we're not going to allow our way of life to be changed by terrorists we're not going to allow our freedom to be taken away. then you have the french president coming out and saying france would mount a strong response. they would mount air strikes. he called for emergency measures to be extended by three months and for 5,000 additional personnel among france's paramilitary force to make sure things don't happen like they good last friday here in the streets of paris and elsewhere. but also, you can feel people are -- i wouldn't say afraid, but very concerned. some people still go out as little as possible and then, for instance, in the night on sunday, you had people who were gathering here for a peaceful demonstration. for mourning here. and then all of a sudden, someone made some sort of move
and a panic was set off. so you can really feel how people are concerned, how the city is still also very much on the edge, don. >> frederick, take us deeper inside the investigation tonight. you talked about it a little bit. let's talk more, including this eighth suspect, so to speak. >> yeah, absolutely. and that manhunt is still going on. his name is salah abdelsalam. he's been searched for for about the past 36 hours since the international police and french police came out and issued an arrest warrant. there have been searches in belgium. went on for about the past hour and a half. in the end, the police there say they did not apprehend him. one of the things about him, of course, is that the police had him in custody. he was driving on a road that leads to belgium from france. police took him into custody after all of this had taken place. however, they released him. the french have cast a very wide
dragnet, as well. the there were more than 150 raid that's took place in the early morning hours of monday. i was actually at the scene of one of those raids and they discovered what they say was an arsenal of weapons in one place, including a rocket launches, ak-47s, as well as handguns. so certainly some discoveries being made. and then, of course, don, we're also finding out more and more about the attackers who were killed. we're finding out their identities, we're finding out some of them were from belgium, some of them were from districts here in paris. i was home of the one of the attackers yesterday and the people were there shocked. >> were any of these men on watch lists? >> it appears as though none of them were on any watch lists and that, of course, is something that does cause somewhat of a concern, that these people were not in any way monitored, also
communications with them. intelligence officials are going to be going over intercepts, they'll be going over signals intelligence, seeing if they could pick up any sort of chatter between these terrorists that may have happened prior to the attack. apparently at this point, there's not many others. maybe a bombmaker, unmaybe one of the planners. at this point in time, it's not clear how much authorities know, but they weren't on any major watch lists. survivors of the paris attacks are slowing coming to the grips of the loss of loved ones and friends and knowing they came so close to losing their own lives, as well. poppy harlow talks with some survivors. some of the video we're about to see is graphic. >> reporter: pierre's hand still tremble when he remembers the
horror. >> those guns -- like -- and you just see all the people falling to the floor with all the blood. they are just -- they are just, like, 17 years old or 20. so young. black ones, white ones. >> reporter: he can't believe he's arrived sitting next to me recounting some of the most terrifying hours of his life. you feel guilty that you survived? >> of course. >> did you see any of the gunmen? >> the terrorists? yeah. but the guns, they just, like, like -- >> they did not have masks on? >> no. like so many others, he thinks nothing of the first shot.
>> at the beginning, i felt it was just a joke. >> really? when did you realize? >> when you saw all those guys just falling on the floor. everybody is just praying and -- >> did being in the bathroom save your life? [ speak foreign language ]. >> you were in the bathroom with three people. behind you? >> behind the door. >> just minutes later, he sees the terrorist's feet through the crack of the door. >> you heard them preparing a bomb and talking about the hostages. >> yeah. >> how long did you hide in the bathroom? >> two hours and a half. >> 2 1/2 excruciating hours before mrit police barge in? when did you finally come out? >> when the s.w.a.t. team launched the raid, they started shooting at everyone. the terrorists responded by
shooting back and they blew themselves up and everything exploded. the lights went down. there was smoke everywhere. and then we understood it was the police so we opened the door. they put the gun to my forehead. >> the police? >> yeah, yeah. and we were like this. >> finally, after the police came in, you walked over corporates, you walked over dead boesdz? >> the floor wassing bodies, blood on the floor, flood on the walls, it's everywhere. >> two of his friends died in the attack. walking out alive, he has one thought. >> you have to love everybody. we have to love to differences. we have to smile. that's how i'll fight against paris. >> we appreciate that. now, ahead, leaders of isis
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petersburg, florida, and hasan shibley, chief executive director of the florida branch of the council on american islamic relations. we call it c.a.i.r. so you guys got this threatening expletive filled message on the voice mail of the islamic society. and you say that you had to lisp to it three times. let's had take a bit of a listen and then we'll talk about it. >> and i'm [ bleep ] personally have a militia that's going to come down to your islamic society of pinellas county and fire bomb you and shoot whoever is there on-site in the head and i don't care if they're 2 years old or 100. i am over your [ bleep ] and our whole country is -- come find me, please. please report me. because i would love, love it. you're going to [ bleep ] die. what did you think when you heard it? >> i was shocked. it took listening to it three times to absorb the full meaning
and context and, you know, immediately after listening to it for three times i realized the severe threat of the situation. >> did you -- would you like to say something back to that caller? >> the only thing that i would like to say to him would be just to clear up any misconceptions he might have about muslims and islam in general. apparently he's one of the rare cases, somebody who doesn't have any information on islam and needs to be informed so that way he can feel more at ease and comfortable with muslims in general. >> did you report it at all? >> yeah. i reported it that morning, the following morning i reported it after morning prayer. i also sent it to hasan and let him advise us as to what to do
with the situation. and i also reported it to the other mosque in our county to let them know that there's a potential threat, somebody who is threatening, you know, to kill anybody from 2 years old to a hundred years old. i wanted him to be aware of the threat. >> what did he say to you? do you feel like he took it seriously? what was the response? >> yeah, absolutely, they took it seriously. and, you know, immediately, warned the members of that congregation, as well. they also informed the police and had a report taken just like we did and, you know, again, we were working with hasan at c.a.i.r. and he was tain taking care of our legal issues regarding the matter. >> your family has been in the u.s. for a long time. your grandfather came here in the middle east. before world war i. you were born here. i would imagine you consider yourself as american as anyone else. >> absolutely. this is the country i call home.
i've been here all my life. and this is probably where -- this is where i will die, you know, and be buried. so this is my home. i don't see anywhere else in the world as being my home. >> hasan, your group, c.a.i.r., asking for the caller to be charged with a hate crime. do you consider this message terrorism? >> absolutely, it's a form of terrorism. in fact, my contacts in the department of justice confirmed this guy is a terrorist. he sent a message with the intent of terrorizing the good people that attend the mosque and muslims of florida. that's un-american. it's disgusting. it's horrific. we cannot allow enemies abroad to dwoois divide us here at home. there is no room for that violent rhetoric in our society and he needs to be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law and we have faith that the department of justice will hold him accountable to send a clear message that we will not tolerate that incitement to violence in our great nation here. >> when you look at what happened to paris, people often
saits say moderate muslims don't do enough to speak out against this twisted interpretation of islam. what do you feel about this incident in paris? >> i mean, the incident was horrific. it's disgusting. it's horrific. it hurts us all as human beings. but we cannot blame entire populations for the criminal acts of a few. there are some white supremists that say these moderate blacks aren't doing enough against the kkk. you can't blame an entire group of people for the horrible acts of a few. and, unfortunately, what we're seeing in florida is an increase in hate crimes. over this weekend, my office has dealt with about half a dozen cases this past weekend where people were violently targeted, frankly, because of their religious identity. no one should have to fear being targeted. what makes america so great is that it's a place where all people, regardless of race and religion, should be welcome and have equal opportunity under the law. >> what do you say to people who
have these negative feelings about mosques, those who pray there. what would you tell them? >> get to know your fellow americans that are muslims. together we can make america remain the best face of the nation on this earth. we can work for a society where people, regardless of their race or religion can go wherever they want without fear of intimidation of discrimination. because of the constitution and did great liberties that make america wonderful. but when we turn against each other and when we allow terrorist toes turn us against each other, in a sense, we're allowing them to win. let's stand united. >> thank you. i appreciate you coming on cnn. thank you very much. >> thank you. joining me now is douglas and also a former cia agent.
mr. bring kley, we just heard fm muslims in the united states. >> just think of world war ii when we had anti-japanese sentiments or had interrment camps with fdr. at times of war, we are at war with isis now, people will tend to overreact and be cautious about homeland security. so i think this is going to be a big issue on the campaign trail. how can we be a democratic country that embraces the muslim faith, but doesn't allow more muslim immigrants into the united states at this moment in time? >> buck, you know, this morning on msnbc, donald trump said the u.s. must resume heavy surveillance of mosques and as president he would consider shut undown some mosques. >> i would hate to do it, but it's something you're going to have to strongly consider because some of the ideas and
some of the hatred, the absolute hatred is coming from these areas. >> what do you think? >> well, there are mosques that actually have been under surveillance for very good reason in this country. there are mosques that have been tied to large terrorist attacks and abroad. to paint with a broad brush and say an entire faith should be under scrutiny -- >> that's problematic. >> the british are considering shutting down the mosques there, as well, because of the level of radicalism. there are guidelines. for example, in new york city, there are the hand-shoe guidelines to try to make sure they protect rights of freedom of expression and religion and watch what is going on at the same time. there has been plotting in mosques on u.s. soil that have led to attacks. including the first world trade center attack. if you're looking at what counterterrorism units across
the country are focusing on, they don't spend a lot of time focussing on presbyteriapresbyt. but you tend to have more of these planned in mosques more than -- >> you're talking about the brits or the uk, that's quite different than the united states where we have freedom of religion. >> absolutely. but i'm saying they're trying to find ways to deal with the mosques that is the hot bed of radicalism. in some places in the uk, they advocate overthrowing the government. >> people come to claim asylum and -- >> this has nothing to do with my question about donald trump saying -- >> well, there are policy options that people have to consider for dealing with rad cammism when it centers around a certain location. there have been instances in this country of serious terror plots that were largely centered around certain mosques. >> doug, do you want to get in on this? >> yeah. look, we're not going to starting targeting mosques in the united states. we're not going to shut down deerborn, michigan.
emotions are high because of paris and you have ted cruz and donald trump, both of those two in particular trying to outred meat each other and it's sad. they're scapegoating muslim americans. it's heinous. president obama today kind of ear marked that, pointed out to us that this is not the united states at its best. we have people wanting to be refugees over here and we're trying to do religious litmus tests on this at this moment in time. this will be a big issue, i c , think in the campaign of obama and trump, but i don't think it's going to be big in -- >> i think it's strange. in the aftermath of the paris attacks we're spend so much time talking about a backlash that tends not to happen. terroristic threats are wrong. people threaten to kill people over social media and e-mail all the time. this is not something new as i'm sure other people in this building can attest to.
that doesn't make it okay, but this is not unique to muslim groups in this country. on top of that, we have a very real threat from the islamic state saying they want to hit us here the same way they hit paris. every sxurt you haexpert you ha here, will tell you that is a real threat and we're focused, again, on the backlash that always seems to come. we're america. there is -- >> but having -- >> because some knuckle head on social media makes some empty threat. it's quite different. >> it's not always an empty threat. and sometimes members of the islamic community who say they have ties to the islamic state will come after people and say they're going to kill them. this comes from both sides. i do think tch more urgent issue is how we prevent the next attack, not whether people are going to have hurt feelings or there's going to be this backlash which, again, does not tend to happen. >> douglas? >> nothing will please isis more than for americans to start turning on american muslims.
that's what they want us to do. they're recruiting from american arab populations that are filing misanthropic in the united states. we need to remind people we are the city on the hill, we are about rujus freedom, that the words of thomas jefferson and others mean something. >> this is a strong argument. no one is saying that people should percent cute muslim necessary this country. by the way, a lot of people that go to join the islamic state do so because they believe in the ideology -- >> donald trump just said that. he was going to -- >> well, he's leading the -- >> donald trump is leading the republican party right now. >> donald trump said there should be some mosque surveillance, which is broader than i think he should have said -- >> but there are people saying we should percent cute muslims. let's not -- >> what trump said is -- >> saying we should percent cute all muslim necessary this country. >> there is a serious threat that comes from within of islam
and all the focus of this is going to be so rough on the islamic community shows people they're not focusing on the big issue which is how to prevent the next attack. >> hang on, douglas. i think people are concerned. we shouldn't call it whining because there are many people that have legitimate concerns about -- >> the fbi is on it. every time there's a threat against a mosque -- i absolutely agree with that, but i think this is now the focus turns too -- >> let's turn to the focus that you would like to discuss right now, since we have exercised this enough, i think, in this particular segment. douglas brinkley, the president was asked today about criticism of his isis strategy. let's listen. >> folks want to pop off and have opinions about what they think they would do. present a specific plan. if they think that somehow their advisers are better than the chairman of my joint chiefs of staff, and the folks who are actually on the ground, i want to meet them.
and we can have that debate. but what i'm not interested in doing is posing or pursuing some notion of american leadership or america winning or whatever other slogans are -- they come up with that has no relationship to what is actually going to work to protect the american people. and to protect people in the region who are getting killed and to protect our allies and people like france. i'm too busy for that. >> doug, were you surprised to hear him take his domestic critics on like that in the middle of a big summit abroad, the g-20? >> i was because it was a summit abroad. i would expect him to do that here in the united states. but it tells you he's very
sensitive and very raw. europe is very emotionally distraught place right now and i think the president is sick of seeing people demagog on bomb syria back to the stone age, throw in americans troops and everything will be okay. eradicate isis. everybody hates isis. it's a strategy of containment that we have to do and a strategy of eventual eradication. but this kind of an operation is going to take years and people want something to happen immediately. >> you have 250,000 people -- sorry. >> you don't have to keep interrupting people. we can have a dignified debate on television. you know, but i think the president is -- is simply frustrated like everybody is what to do in syria and it's going to play out in the xap. but i think the recent comments of ted cruz and trump and even rubio, the son of an
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i'm back now to talk with our guest. joining me noe now is benjamin haidad, rick francona. i wonder if you heard the last conversation, julia, between my two guests and whether or not the threat against muslim necessary this country, whether it's real or i think he said whining. >> well, you know, no one has a monopoly on what will make america safe and secure. so i just want to give you my opinion from the security perspective. which is if you compare the united states to europe, the one thing that makes this country relatively safe -- we don't have an extreme radicalization process. we have a problem here in the
united states, but it's nothing like what they're facing in europe. the one element that has made this country sort of an unradicalized country is its assimilation and an acceptance of others, including immigrant communities through our history. and so there is a consequence for us to say we're going to close our door to a particular group of people and, oh, by the way, they happen to be muslim, it helps the right wing in europe and we certainly don't want them to rise because that's not going to be good for a long-term effort to fight isis. and it gives a sentiment or a statement to isis that we are what they -- what they think we are. so from the security perspective, i'm thinking long-term. i know we're all sort of nervous about what's going on. but thinking -- taking the long view here, the one thing that makes america safe is the fact that we do assimilate these communities. we don't go to war with them. compare that to france and europe, which have really a truly homegrown problem. >> i want to go to lieutenant
francona now. lieutenant, we have known isis is a huge problem for quite some time now. why have we been unable to get a grip on the situation before it spread in such a deadly way? >> i think we underestablishmented them. even the president called them the jv team. i think when they came out of syria and came east and took the city of mosul, i think that was the wake-up call and we thought, is this an aberration or are these guys really that good? that forced us to look at the pitiful state of the iraqi army and how fast they collapsed. so i think it was a combination of this power vacuum that we created by leaving in 2011, the reemergence of al qaeda in iraq that morph into isis, their attack into mosul. we just -- we cut -- got caught flat-footed. >> benjamin, isis seems to have pulled off its first plane bombing just two weeks before
this terror attack. there are huge holes in fsa security, as we know. could they do that? >> yeah, they could do that. i mean, now we are seeing a whole new playing field with isis that is entering a second phase in its attack against country. there was lebanon, obviously the russian plane and now france with attack that as the french president said that were planned in syria, organized in belgium and carried out in france with the help of french citizens. so we're seeing a whole transnational threat that is, indeed, relying on home grown terrorism but is pollen pollen plentyfied. >> let's listen in to president obama. >> we've seen the possibility of terrorist attacks on our soil. there was the boston marathon
bombers. obviously, it does not result in the scale of death that we saw in paris. but, you know, that was a serious attempt at killing a lot of people by two brothers and a crock pot. and it gives you some sense of, i think, the kinds of challenges that are going to be involved in this going forward. >> moving, we do spend hundreds of billions of on defense. so how does a country defend against two broerps and a crock pot? >> right or, you know, a guy going into a movie theater and shooting it up or a 15-year-old kid shooting up his classmates at a school. it's the psychological impact that we need to prepare ourselves for. resilience comes from inside first. on the ground, trust with your communities. this is something that again, i
was listening to the back and forth in the previous panel and i like what's being reinforced is that, look, if you alienate the communities, you are not going to get the human intelligence that you need to infiltrate those networks. you can conduct signals and intelligence all day long. but if you don't have somebody inside those networks, then you are not going to stop these plots. that's what we have to focus on. >> that was my next question for julia, actually. and if you can talk more about it. because when you look at killing in places like aurora and newtown, does it show we're not ready in our own country for attacks like this, we're not ready for the so-called soft targets? >> well, the reality is that america is built on safe. and i think we have to begin to receive that, not only as description, but maybe as something that's supplementary. we are a large nation that is open in terms of ideas and movement and soft targets. we like going to our football games. we like going to our movie theaters.
and so what we have to begin to think about in terms of resiliency is lowering the risk. we're never going to get it to zero. reducing the risk through intelligence efforts, disruptions, all the things we're talking about, the hard core stuff and preparing our first responders in our communities and the way we build and the way we respond because things will happen. it's not fatalistic. in fact, it can be somewhat empowering to accept that we'll lower the risk, fortify areas that are vulnerable and also build up our resiliency. it's the world we live in and, to be honest, we lived in it a long time. i mean, in the sense that there's never been a time in u.s. history in which we've been perfectly safe. 9/11 was a dramatic change. but it shouldn't make us have amnes amnesia. but we've known how to do this before. >> everyone, please stay with me. when we come back, how do you win a war against people who are willing to die? next.
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terrorists in paris are dead and a manhunt is under way for the eighth. how do you fight those who are so willing to die? that's a good question. how does the fight against isis -- well, the question is, rick francona, how do you fight a war against someone who is so willing to die? unfortunately, since they're willing to die, you have to allow them to do that. you conduct the war as you would any other war, knowing full well that your fighting enemy is committed. and you have to change your tactics a little bit to take that into consideration. but right now, just bombing them from the air doesn't seem to be working. and eventually, we're going to have to have some ground component take them on. they're going to have to realize these people are going to have to be taken down and killed. that's very difficult to do. >> benjamin, is the fight
against isis any different, al qaeda, any other terrorist group? >> i think it is. isis represents, i think, today, a larger threat first because it holds on territory in iraq and syria. so, obviously, i totally agree with what you just said. we need to take the fight to them and ramp up the air strikes and have a ground strike that includes a political strategy for the reintegration of mot moderate sunnis in syria and at the end of the day, the ouster of president assad and a political transition base has been -- and his impression has been at the origins of the radical groups. there is obviously a domestic dimension, especially in europe with increased security cooperation, reinforcing intelligence and fighting against radicals in mosque. there's debates ongoing today in france about the expulsion of radicals with dual citizenships, with radical imams. this is a conversation we need
to have in europe. >> these gee whwhere does their from? >> you know, it's like they're joining joining a gang is what they're doing. it's like kids who are -- if you look at an architect of a gang, kids being bullied, picked on, feels like he's looked down on. and then you can look towards this gang that shows itself as the vanguard, that they will protect you. if you society yourself with that gang and you say i am a part of this gang, people will leave you alone. people will fear you. this is exactly what we're looking at. it's a gang at this global level. look at the junk male syndrome. you're dealing with young males, the vast majority of which are under 25. the brain is physically still developing into your mid 20s. so there are physiological aspects. societal aspects. you're fought going to be able to make everyone feel like they belong, everyone feel happy
about themselves. that's just the reality of how it is. >> yeah. and then there's the technology, juliette, innovating, using twitter, facebook, obviously. there's also these apps that are really tough to decrip like what'sapp and even playstation. can we keep up with their activities? probably not. they're moving faster than often governments are able to do. that is why there is a debate about whether government should have some back door access into things like playstation so they can monitor these communications. but there are some success stories, which is we can monitor the open communication when someone goes dark, then you actually know something probably bad is happening and then you follow them, if you can, into those places or you get a warrant, which we can still do. i mean, we can still get warrants, even though this is new technology. and i think, you know, when the
fbi announced yesterday that they were going to really start surveillance in america, i thought what was the most interesting thing is they said it publicly. and i think part of why they said that publicly was to tell people, don't fool around or flirt with these isis websites. you're going to get into trouble. but also to see who might go dark at this stage. in other words, if you stop communicating on these networks, that's a sign that maybe what you were communicating was nefarious. so i thought that was a brilliant tactic by the fbi to sort of put it out there and to see how people respond. >> juliette, rick francona, benjamin, thank you very much. i appreciate it. when we come back, terror attacks on a restaurant hall, can parisians ever feel safe again? we'll get into that next. and cry here. scream over here and freak out over there! and maybe go back to laughing here. and crying there.
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the attacks in paris hit at the heart of what that city is known for, cafes, concert halls, a football stadium. so it's no surprise that panic set in yesterday among parisians who are nervous other attacks may follow. my next guest got caught up in the frenzy. hello. i want you to explain the atmosphere in the city right now
37. >> well, it's a very mixed atmosphere because french people are -- well, just -- they want to show their strength, they want to show that they will not back down. but in the same time, there is a feeling of permanent threat that we have to deal with, which is a new feeling and we are not accustom to that because last time we were under serious attack, which is 1995 during the area attacks in paris. so it's something new we have to deal with, but at the same time, we want to affirm that french people and people from paris will live and do business as usual to show that we are not fright.ed. >> you know, we saw some of the scenes of panic there yesterday he in paris. and you experienced that for yourself. >> yes.
it was a very strange scene because i was out for drinks with friends of mine. and we were really surprised to see that, in fact, the streets where we were were overcrowded. lots of people sitting at, you know, coffees having drinks which are unusual, you know, in view of what happened last friday. and there is, you know, a very nice feeling all around the streets. it was almost, you know -- well, almost as if nothing had ever happened. and all of a sudden, someone starts yelling, they are shooting at us, they are shooting at us and started running which creates chaos in the street where we were. and we had to run and people literally lost their minds and we have to, well, run for safety. it lasted 45 minutes, but 45 minutes later, people realized that we've just -- you know, it was a false alarm and life was huge and gone back to normal. >> so you hid for 45 minutes?
>> yes. we were -- called the police, of course. we had to attend completely lost. to calm everyone down. 40 to 45 minutes. >> you say you want to get back to your normal routine. today was the first weekday after the attack. did people go to work? did they take public transportation? >> i was really surprised, yes. the metro was overcrowded. lots of people had to wait for two or three trains before being able to get on. and, you know, in the street, it was really business as usual. the same restaurant i go to was, you know, full of people. people with, you know, confidence. they were talking, of course, about what happened during the
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the paris attackers shocked us with violence, designed to bring death and leave behind fear and terror. many of us have wondered since friday night, what would we do, god forbid, if we or someone we love was in that stadium, those restaurants, that theater? how would we react? antwan lost his wife. he had to wait days to see her. today, after he did, his reaction was to send a message to the terrorists who killed her. on his facebook page he writes
this. friday night one took away the life of an exceptional human being, the love of my life, the mother of my son. but you will not have my hatred. i do not know who you are and i do not wish to know. you are dead souls. if this god for whom you kill so blindly has made us in his image, every bullet in the body of my wife will have been a wound in his heart. so i will not give you the privilege of hating you. there are only two of us, my son and i, but we are stronger than all the armys of the world. moreover, i have no more time to grant you. i must go to melvil who is waking up from his nap. he will eat his snack like every day and we will play every day and this little boy will affront you by being happy and free. because you will not have his hatred, either. antoine's message has been shared over 57,000 times and i wanted to share it once more
with you. our live coverage of the paris terror attacks continues right now with michael holmes and amara walker. continuing coverage of the terror attacks in paris. i'm amara walker. >> i'm michaels holmes. it is just before sun rise in france. a country that president francois hollande says is at war against terrorism. authorities leading a global manhunt at this hour for 26-year-old salah abdeslam. >> interior ministry released new pictures of the man believed to be the eighth attacker on friday. and meanwhile, authorities now say isis leaders may have been directly involved in planning the attacks. one of them is this